Latino http://kalw.org en Reaching out to Latino youth http://kalw.org/post/reaching-out-latino-youth <p><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: 15px; white-space: pre-wrap; line-height: 1.15; background-color: transparent;">Oakland Unified School District spokesperson Troy Flint said that in order to make sure all students succeed, </span>OUSD<span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: 15px; white-space: pre-wrap; line-height: 1.15; background-color: transparent;"> needs to target and support the most vulnerable. “By most measures African American males are performing the worst, relative to other demographic groups,” he said. </span><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: 15px; line-height: 1.15; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;">That is why in 2010 the Oakland Unified School District launched its African American Male Achievement project to support young black men academically. </span></p><p><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: 15px; line-height: 1.15; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;">But students from other demographic groups could also benefit from targeted programs. </span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"> Mon, 02 Jun 2014 23:16:32 +0000 Mary Ruiz 44665 at http://kalw.org Reaching out to Latino youth Radio Ambulante: Junot Díaz and Francisco Goldman in Conversation with Daniel Alarcón http://kalw.org/post/radio-ambulante-junot-d-az-and-francisco-goldman-conversation-daniel-alarc-n <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Interstate, 'Lucida Grande', Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 22px;">In February 2013, Radio </span>Ambulante<span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Interstate, 'Lucida Grande', Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 22px;"> put on a live show in New York City. Fri, 26 Apr 2013 18:25:50 +0000 Martina Castro 26338 at http://kalw.org Radio Ambulante: Junot Díaz and Francisco Goldman in Conversation with Daniel Alarcón Radio Ambulante's English-language special http://kalw.org/post/radio-ambulantes-english-language-special <p><em><a href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?e=001YE6j7RMBSibBK8Qxu8fw2S5WSPpkoxzoLn9cOuQ0wcq4JeBWV5BACBNkeX0t1R2gWC8yhkBeEyuRGuGX_bjrYWzmLdGlbobThrc9hSEtkCbuwrOOWmq4nI9czcLWmirN" shape="rect" style="color: rgb(0, 0, 255); font-weight: bold; text-decoration: none;" target="_blank">Radio Ambulante</a></em> is the new Spanish-language podcast produced at KALW showcasing compelling human stories from around Latin America and the U.S.&nbsp; Now you can hear the program's first English-language special, including the story of a young Honduran living through the 2009 coup in his country and the true ta Thu, 21 Mar 2013 21:41:36 +0000 Matt Martin 24763 at http://kalw.org Radio Ambulante's English-language special Redefining education with Kenneth Monteiro http://kalw.org/post/redefining-education-kenneth-monteiro <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">San Francisco has pioneered many concepts for the country. One of them is recognizing the importance of a college education that’s diverse, and multicultural, reflecting the populace. And so, the country’s first Department of Ethnic Studies was launched at San Francisco State University in 1968.</span></p> Fri, 01 Feb 2013 00:40:24 +0000 Hana Baba 22508 at http://kalw.org Redefining education with Kenneth Monteiro Commentary: Hipsters and Latino culture in the Mission http://kalw.org/post/commentary-hipsters-and-latino-culture-mission <p>Living in San Francisco, one becomes familiar with the variety in culture, each one seeming to have its own neighborhood. For Hispanics and Latinos, this neighborhood is the Mission.</p> Wed, 14 Dec 2011 00:46:17 +0000 2802 at http://kalw.org Commentary: Hipsters and Latino culture in the Mission